Umbellularia californica, California laurel
Umbellularia californica, California laurel
Umbellularia californica, California laurel
plant material shot
plamy material shot
plant matetial shot
Umbellularia californica, California laurel
Umbellularia californica, California laurel
Umbellularia californica, California laurel
plant material shot
plamy material shot
plant matetial shot

Umbellularia californica, California laurel

$50.00 Sale Save
Size 5 Gallon

Item is in stock Only 0 left in stock Item is out of stock Item is unavailable

Thanks for signing up for restock notifications!
There was an error signing up for restock notifications. Please try again.

Sign up for restock notifications

Notify Me

California Bay 

A tree that can reach up to 80 feet tall and 30 feet wide.  White flowers bloom in the spring.  This tree releases terpenes that kill of competing plants.  This tree can be potted or is great for bank stabilization or to be used as hedges.  It is great for cooking and the roasted nuts are delicious!

Prune in the summer.  Mature trees do not need regular pruning.  Young plants grown as screens or hedges should be pinched and lightly headed back regularly. 

Plant with: California Wild Grape (Vitis californica) is said to work well in the understory. Compatible trees/shrubs include Madrone(Arbutus menziesii), Manzanita (Arctostaphylos sp.), Incense Cedar (Calocedrus decurrens), Ceanothus sp., California Coffeeberry (Frangula californica), Silk Tassel (Garrya elliptica or fremontii), Tanoak(Notholithocarpus densiflorus), Yellow Pine (Pinus ponderosa), Douglas Fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii), Oak (Quercus sp.), and Coast Redwood (Sequoia sempervirens)

- Plant in full sun to part shade

- Drought tolerant

- Deer resistent 

- Attracts butterflies

- Hardy to 10 degrees

- Native to California